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Stories from Monday, August 22, 2011

MMC volunteer of the year (08/22/11)
Marcus-Meriden-Cleghorn School Board President Vernon Letsche, left, presented Joanne Johnson of Marcus a certificate awarding her for all the time she has spent cutting out and readying coupons students have handed in. These coupons assist in purchasing items for the district. Johnson is willing to help out whenever and however she can. The board appreciated her service to the district...
Chamber welcomes Royster and Royster (08/22/11)
The Cherokee Chamber of Commerce held a special Chamber After Hours to welcome Royster and Royster PLLC Mental Health Counseling to the Cherokee Chamber of Commerce on Thursday afternoon. A Red Ribbon Cutting Ceremony was held, with many area merchants in attendance to show their support of the new Chamber member...
Fundraiser for new Sutherland Community Center set (08/22/11)
A fundraiser for a new Sutherland Community Center will be held on Saturday, Sept. 3 from 6:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. at Bogenrief Studios located at 220 W. Southern St. in Sutherland. The Sutherland Community Building Fund is hosting the fundraiser and they invited the public to "An Evening of Elegance" and includes a evening of wine tasting, art, a silent auction, hors d'oeurves, refreshments and a keynote speaker...
Scarecrow Contest is back (08/22/11)
The 5th annual Cherokee Chamber of Commerce's Scarecrow Contest will soon be approaching. This family-friendly event attempts to find out who in town can come up with the best scarecrow. The Chamber invites you to create your own scarecrow to decorate Cherokee's shopping districts. The more creative and fun, the better...
Bluegrass & Folk Music Festival set (08/22/11)
LE MARS - The 36th annual National Old Time Country Bluegrass and Folk Music Festival will be held from 9 a.m. until midnight, Aug. 29 through Sept. 4, at the Plymouth County Fairgrounds. There will be 10 separate stages at the event, with more than 650 performers. Among the performers this year will be Grand Ole Opry veterans Jim Ed Brown and Helen Cornelius, who will be performing on Tuesday Aug. 30, and Jeannie Seely, who will perform on Wednesday...
Water shut down to affect some residents (08/22/11)
The City of Cherokee has announced that water will be shut off on Tuesday at 8:30 a.m. for eight hours, barring any problems. This will allow for the connections to the new water main at North 11th and Bluff Streets. The area of the city that will be affected will be: North 11th Street from Hill Street to Bluff Street. Bluff Street from the swimming pool to State Street. North 9th Street from Hill Street to Hillside Street, and Harris Street...
Voter ballot information for school elections (08/22/11)
The Cherokee County Auditor's Office reminds voters that the polls will be open for Cherokee School District voters from 7 a.m. until 8 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 13 for the School Election. For voters in the Aurelia and Marcus-Meriden-Cleghorn School Districts, polls will be open from noon until 8 p.m. All residents in the State of Iowa must vote in the precinct in which they reside on Election Day...
Candidate filing to begin for City Council positions (08/22/11)
One of the most challenging and exciting responsibilities an individual can assume is to become a member of the city council. The business of city government and local leadership presents a unique opportunity to resolve issues, accomplish goals, and affect the future of your community...
CRMC offers screenings (08/22/11)
Cherokee Regional Medical Center will be offering cholesterol and diabetic screenings at five separate locations in the month of September. Recent studies have reinforced the idea that cholesterol lowering is important for all Americans, regardless of age, sex or medical history. ...
MMC drops opener to Sioux Central (08/22/11)
The Marcus-Meriden-Cleghorn football team hosted Sioux Central in the season opener for both teams Friday, and the Eagles wound up on the short end of a tight game, 22-19. Hopefully, we'll have more game details in Wednesday's Chronicle Times.
Spirit Lake rips youthful Braves (08/22/11)
SPIRT LAKE - Cherokee's inexperienced Braves football team traveled to Spirit Lake Friday night to open the 2011 football season against a Class 3A Lakes Conference brother seeking a game to fill out the schedule after the Indians' previous opponent, Okoboji, opted to not field a football team this season...
Donita LaVae Barnes (08/22/11)
Donita LaVae Barnes, 76, of Peterson, passed away Thursday evening, Aug. 18, 2011 at Cherokee Regional Medical Center. Funeral services were held today at 11 a.m. at the Sutherland Church of Christ. Pastor John Erickson and Mike Cooper officiated. There was a family prayer service at 10:45 a.m. at the church this morning, and burial will be in Oak Hill Cemetery in Cherokee...
Iowa -- A place of beauty (08/22/11)
The origin of our State's name was derived from a Sioux Indian word, "Ayuxwa" -- in French "Ayoua" and in English "Ioway." The Iowa River is really the namesake of our State, and through the years the word Ioway has taken on another meaning - "a place of beauty."...